Wool Basket XL – Roux Collection
Beauty and functionality! This round, wool, hand-felted basket adds a touch of warmth and color to your décor, and acts as a handy catch-all. Textile designer Ghislaine Garcin has invented a new form of material, integrating knitted wool into wool felt to create her magnificent Knitting&Felt baskets in earthy shades of rust, brown and gray. The graphic composition of knitted mesh and organic stripes adds a bit of coziness to any room. Read more
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Estimated production time: 2 weeks
Ghislaine creates her wool baskets by first knitting wool yarn into thin strips. She then blends the colorful knitted pieces into the raw wool during the felting process, painstakingly rubbing and pulling the wool fibers by hand with warm soapy water so the fibers will intermingle. The felt is formed into a ball which she slowly hollows out.
Ghislaine’s yarn and fibers are 100% wool, sourced in Creuse, France and Tyrol, Austria and tinted with all-natural dyes. Wool felt has thermo- and hydro-regulation properties that can’t be matched by any other fiber, natural or synthetic. Wool offers sound and thermal insulation, is water repellent, flame retardant and isothermal. It is also hypoallergenic, pollution absorbent and mold/mildew resistant. It is an entirely sustainable resource that respects animals and the environment and is biodegradable. The natural properties of wool are expressed in poetic and functional objects that warm the whole house.
Each basket is unique, knitted and felted by hand by Ghislaine in her atelier in Marseille.
Why we love this: Here’s a beautiful fix for cluttered rooms!
Created in: Marseille, France
Materials & techniques: 100% pure sheep wool, hand-knitted and hand-felted, all-natural dyes
Dimensions: Ø x H / 12” x 8.5” / 30 cm x 22 cm
Care instructions: Vacuum or brush. In case of stains: use a damp sponge and mild soap. Can be rinsed thoroughly. Squeeze gently between towels and let dry. Do not machine wash.
Availability: Uniquely made to order - Estimated production time: 2 weeks
Reference code: GGARPOTXL
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Ghislaine GarcinTextile Designer, Marseille, France
In her atelier in Marseille, France, textile designer Ghislaine Garcin has invented a new form of textile, integrating knitted wool into hand-made wool felt to produce an extraordinary collection of contemporary items for healthy and cozy interiors. After first knitting, she then blends the knitted pieces into her raw wool...
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